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How to use the Ojibwe People's Dictionary

waabandizowin ni a mirror

waabange vai s/he observes people, is a spectator, is a witness

waabani- pv lex east

waabani-noodin ni east wind

waabani-noodin vii there is an east wind

waabanidaabii'iwe vai s/he drives until daylight

waabanishi vai s/he lasts through night; s/he lasts through winter

waabanishimo vai s/he dances until daylight

waabanjigaade vii it is seen (by someone), "they" see it

waabanjigaazo vai s/he or it (animate) is seen (by someone), "they" see h/ or it (animate)

waabanong adv loc in the east; to the east

waabanoo na a participant in the Wabenowin

(verb of being) waabanoowi vai s/he participates in the Wabeno dance
(derived noun) waabanoowiwin ni Wabenowin
waabanoo- pv lex Wabenowin

waabanoo-nagamo vai s/he sings a Wabeno song

waabanoo-nagamon ni Wabeno song

waabanoo-niimi'idiwin vai Wabeno dance

waabanoowi vai s/he participates in the Wabeno dance

waabanoowiwin ni Wabenowin

waabasim na a grey or light-colored dog or horse

waabashkiki ni [LL] [ML] a swamp, a muskeg

(verb of being) waabashkikiiwan vii it is swampy
waabashkikiiwan vii it is swampy

waabaabigan na white clay

(verb of abundance) waabaabiganikaa vii there is (a lot of) white clay Gaa-waabaabiganikaag name place White Earth Reservation
waabaabiganikaa vii there is (a lot of) white clay

waabaanakwad vii it is grey sky, grey clouds

waabaaso vai it (animate) fades, is faded (from light)

Paired with: waabaate vii